Custer County, Colorado

Custer County: County in Colorado, United States


Custer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,255 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 5,183 inhabitants. Its county seat is Westcliffe. The county was created 145 years ago in 1877.

Quick Facts about Custer County

Population : 5,183 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Different from : Custer County, Custer County, Custer County, Custer County, Custer County
Area : 1916 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : George Armstrong Custer
Capital : Westcliffe
Establishment : March 03, 1877
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 16:47:56 (5th December 2022)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 17.9% (2010-2020)
Custer County locator map
Location of Custer County on Colorado map.
Westcliffe Jail image
Westcliffe Jail
Westcliffe Jail image


Custer County is located at 38°6'31"N 105°22'3"W (38.1086800, -105.3674700). It has 4 neighbors: Fremont County, Huerfano County, Pueblo County and Saguache County.

Custer County map

The largest city of Custer County is Silver Cliff with a population of 741. . See all Custer County cities & populated places.

Custer County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Custer County.

City Name Population Title
Silver Cliff 741 Human settlement in Custer County, Colorado, United States of America
Westcliffe 692 Town in Colorado, United States

Custer County has 4 neighbours.


The population of Custer County increased by 17.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,255 - census
2011 4,225 -0.71% estimation process
2012 4,219 -0.14% estimation process
2013 4,261 0.99% estimation process
2014 4,340 1.82% estimation process
2015 4,434 2.12% estimation process
2016 4,588 3.36% estimation process
2017 4,857 5.54% estimation process
2018 4,934 1.56% estimation process
2019 5,068 2.64% estimation process
2020 5,183 2.22% estimation process

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